|“||He was a warrior king. He inspired generations of men through the Middle Ages; Perhaps even further back in time.||„|
|~ Jackson Norriss on the history of The Mandarin.|
The Mandarin is the leader of the Ten Rings, and an alias in the Iron Man series.
"The Mandarin" is referenced through the name of the terrorist group called "The Ten Rings", who holds Tony Stark captive. Raza, a leader of the Ten Rings, has a single red ring that he rubs with his other hand. He also makes a reference to Genghis Khan when speaking to Stark and Yinsen.
Iron Man 3 Prelude
When Rhodey flew around the world in his new battle suit, destroying the terrorist cells of the Ten Rings organization, in which "The Mandarin" sent his men to capture him and his armor. Though they failed in their mission, they managed to scan the War Machine armor, thus obtaining invaluable information data for "The Mandarin" would use against Tony Stark.
Marvel One-Shot: All Hail the King
After Trevor Slattery took his name, the Mandarin ordered Jackson Norris to break him out of prison to meet himself in person and "take back his name".